The target audience of the research: the population of Ukraine aged from 18 and older. The sample is representative by age, gender, region and type of settlement. Optional quantity: 2400 respondents. Personal formalized interview (face to face). Margin of error is less than 2,2%. The period of completion: 14-24 April 2015
The Sociological group "Rating" continues the special project "National TOP", which consists of a series of researches identifying the best of the best.
The peculiarity of the method lies in the fact that respondents do not receive any lists or tips, people express their opinions solely on open issues, giving their own versions.
This time the question was " What are the three most prominent Ukrainians of all time?"
According to the survey the majority of respondents named Taras Shevchenko (62,9%) as the most prominent among the Ukrainians of all time. Another four leaders are Bohdan Khmelnitskiy (23,5%), Lesya Ukrainka (19,0%) and Mykhaylo Grushevskiy (12,7%).
Also in the top ten included Ivan Franko (9,4%), Ivan Mazepa (9,3%), Stepan Bandera (8,3%), Viacheslav Chornovil (7,6%), Grigoríy Skovoroda (4,7%) and Yaroslav Mudryy (4,4%).
The second ten formed Volodymyr Velikiy (3,4%), Vitali Klitschko (3,0%), Mykola Gogol (2,6%), Mykola Amosov (2,2%), Leonid Kuchma (1,6%), Bohdan Stupka (1,6%), Leonid Kravchuk (1,4%), Boris Paton (1,2%), Lina Kostenko (1,2%) and Roman Shukhevych (1,0%).
The third ten included Nestor Makhno (1,0%), Yulia Tymoshenko (1,0%), Sofia Rotaru (1,0%), Andriy Shevchenko (1,0%), Leonid Brezhnev (1,0%), Nadia Savchenko (0,9%), Sergiy Korolev (0,9%), Mykhaylo Kotsubinsky (0,8%), Oleksandr Dovzhenko (0,8%) and Petro Poroshenko (0,8%).
Generally respondents identified 174 persons. However, 16% of respondents could not name (remember) none of the prominent Ukrainians.